Monthly Archives: February 2008

Wrestling: Nielsen going for 3rd at state; Klemz, Hauge going for 5th (2-29)

Zimmerman's Jeff Nielsen lost in the state semifinals, then beat Rogers' Todd Klemz in OT in a match with some controversy. Nielsen will go for third place Saturday while Klemz and Elk River's Mitch Hauge have fifth-place matches.     … Continue reading

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Charter School Lease Aid – good for everyone

Despite some questionable assertions last week, lease aid for Minnesota charter public schools is a good deal for students and for Minnesota taxpayers.

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Reader Viewpoint

The Milaca School District is embarking upon an ambitious effort to maintain excellence in its academic and extracurricular programs while addressing pending general fund deficits.

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School Board Recognition Week, Feb. 25-29

Thank you is expressed by the Milaca School District to each of the current school board members as well as the many school board members who preceded them over the years. This appreciation is noted, in particular, as part of … Continue reading

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Oberstar predicts FTA guidelines to be rewritten if Democrats win White House

U.S. House Transportation Chairman Jim Oberstar, D-Chishom, indicated Federal Transit Administration guidelines for judging transit project feasibility would be rewritten if the Democrats win the White House.

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School Board News

The following news items are from the Tuesday, Feb. 19 meeting of the Milaca School Board. They were compiled by reporter Stacey Wiedewitsch. Board member Bob Bunger was absent.

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County Board News

The following news items are from the Tuesday, Feb. 19, meeting of the Mille Lacs County Board. They were compiled by reporter Stacey Wiedewitsch.

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Leona B. Johnson

Leona B. Johnson, daughter of Alfred and Minnie Johnson, was born Jan. 15, 1919, at Foley, Minn., where she attended school and spent the greater part of her life.

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Albert Vedders

Funeral services for Albert Vedders, 90, of Visalia, Calif., formerly of Pease, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 29 at the Christian Reformed Church in Pease with the Rev. David Smit officiating.

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Mary Hoskin Friedl

Visitation and memorial services for Mary Christine Hoskin Friedl, 52, will be held at the Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home in Milaca beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2008.

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